[MARMAM] Job Opening: 2 Marine Mammal Team Assistant Supervisors opportunities at Archipelagos

Beatriz Tintore b.tintore at archipelago.gr
Mon Apr 12 04:41:00 PDT 2021


MARINE MAMMAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITIES AT ARCHIPELAGOS INSTITUTE OF
MARINE CONSERVATION http://archipelago.gr/en/



Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is looking for 2 *Marine
Mammal Team Assistant Supervisors* to join us in April, to assist with our
expanding team and conservation efforts.



We are recruiting for both term positions for the spring/summer months, as
well as for long term cooperation.



WE OFFER

For the trial period the travel expenses and full board accommodation are
covered.

If the trial period is successful, a remuneration package is possible, as
we aim to develop long-term partnerships.





With the use of 3 research boats, Archipelagos' Marine Mammal Team carries
out research and conservation work, collecting data and monitoring the
populations of dolphins, whales, monk seals and sea turtles of the region.
A key aspect of this work is the assessment of habitats and population
status, as well as the impact of the different factors threatening their
survival. Knowledge acquired in this way enables us to fill in important
knowledge gaps, as well as develop successful, targeted management and
conservation plans.



For over 20 years, Archipelagos has been carrying out research and
conservation work collecting data and monitoring the populations of
dolphins, whales, monk seals and sea turtles of the region, assessing
habitats and population status as well as the impact of the different
factors impacting them. Knowledge acquired in this way enables us to
develop successful, targeted management and conservation plans. More
information can be found at
http://archipelago.gr/en/our-work/marine-mammals/



ESSENTIAL REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

MSc Degree in marine sciences, with experience in marine mammal research

Good comprehension of data collection methods and research and analysis
principles and techniques

Previous experience in marine mammal field research

Experience managing and training students and/or volunteers

Demonstrated leadership, supervision and team building skills

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Ability to conduct fieldwork in all weather conditions

Ability to write scientific reports and papers

Fluency in English

Fluency in Greek (optional)

Excellent computer skills

Sincere interest in issues related to the protection of the environment

Willingness to occasionally work during weekends and holidays

Valid international driver’s license or driver’s license for the EU


LOCATION:

Lipsi, Samos and other northeastern Aegean islands





APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Please submit a current resume, a list of three references, and a cover
letter expressing your interest to info at archipelago.gr




*Beatriz Tintoré*
*Head of the Marine Mammal Research Department*
*MSc in Marine Biology*

*Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation*
*www.archipelago.gr <http://www.archipelago.gr/>*

Marine Research Base:

P.O. Box 42, Pythagorio, Samos 83103, Greece

Telephone: +30 22730 61191 Fax: +30 22730 37533
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